Annapolis Journals

A Rainy Afternoon in Annapolis, MD

An April 2003 trip to Annapolis by Kim M.

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Quote: My mom was up visiting and the weather was abysmal. We got tired of sitting in the house, so we drove about an hour to Annapolis, walked around, and got a little history.

Ego Alley Tropical Grill

Restaurant | "Ego Alley"

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Ego Alley became our lunchtime escape from the cold, damp day. Located at the City Dock, Ego Alley is a Caribbean-themed bar/restaurant that would make any Parrothead proud. They specialize in Caribbean cuisine, but also offer sandwiches and a few local Maryland favorites. We went in for cream of crab soup, but it was not ready yet, so we had their conch chowder instead. Boy, were we glad we tried it! The chowder was great -- creamy with a light taste of coconut. We paired that with a blue crab dip appetizer (which was also quite tasty and filling) and a couple of the margaritas on special. The restaurant was quiet and we had a great table. It was low and candle-lit with a two-person...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on April 19, 2003

Ego Alley Tropical Grill
136 Dock Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
(410) 269-6656

Maryland State House

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Maryland State House Photo, Annapolis, Maryland
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The Maryland State House is the oldest state house in the U.S. in continuous use. Completed in 1779, it once served as the capitol of the United States and is the only state house to have done so. Most notably, the Maryland State House hosted the ratification of the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Revolutionary War. George Washington resigned his military commission here and the state house was the meeting place of the Continental Congress for nearly a year. The beautiful capitol dome rising above the equally beautiful city of Annapolis features an original Benjamin Franklin lightning rod, and is the oldest and largest wooden dome of its kind. The cut-marble flooring inside the building contains visi...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on April 19, 2003

Maryland State House
100 State Circle
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
(410) 974-3400